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  1. Too much time sitting in a car

    So from my residence: 35 to 45 mins on a day without traffic.
    From work normaly in traffic :1 hour.
    Things are a bit better for the last month as Mme Mare found herself a junior rider to half...
  2. Safety first

    I am far north therefore not able to help with attorneys or laws, but safety first.
    Please be careful, please prepare for the worst. If your friends think this could be dangerous it probably is....
  3. Saddles: manay different options

    If you google Car Saddle holder you have plenty of examples if you have a handy person in you life someone can make one for you. As I find that saddles are the worst things to transport either they...
  4. Sounds like realy hard work

    But realy nice replies for differents tricks to make it easier. Rest easy this winter is not any simpler for us who bord our horses. To date this winter:
    1 abces
    1 large puncture wound
    1 badly...
  5. Mme Mare does heal rapidly too and as of yet we...

    Mme Mare does heal rapidly too and as of yet we have had no ( touching wood so hard it hurts) major wounds in realy bad spots she did feel a bit uncomfortable today behind but as she is 15 and has...
  6. Talk to me about your tough on themselves horses

    Rode Mme Mare early this morning, at that time tacking up in the aisle is not an option therfore tacked up in stall wich is dark. Went to the arena lunged, mme mare was doing her western pleasure...
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    I am a maniac

    I cannot stand dirty specialy smelly blanckets. I wash often exept for really heavy winter, as she will mainly wear it 1 or 2 times a winter and with an under garment. Her regular winter and all...
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    OP thanks for this thread brings back memories of...

    OP thanks for this thread brings back memories of years gone by to this old rider.

    Volunteer are great so are spectators, I show very little with current mare but she loves it when there are...
  9. US or UK?

    I am totaly ingnorant about breeding and tb, all I know is that my mare is by Akado who is now in the UK to breed for steeplechase.
    When one watches my mare gallop in the field or with the young...
  10. At the office I cluck at people walking in front...

    At the office I cluck at people walking in front of me that are not going fast enough. My co-worker know my horsey thing therfore they do not mind, new/visitors are initialy taken aback.
    For a...
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    Thanks to both of you, yes we are up to date on...

    Thanks to both of you, yes we are up to date on tetanus. High end boarding situation therefore staff being very helpfull even though the mistery of how this happened is on my mind. The what went into...
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    Great, but also as she is not lame will I need an...

    Great, but also as she is not lame will I need an xray to figure out when it is healed? As that is visible is about 1/2 inch of the lower part of the wound.
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    Way forward after pucture wound

    So Mme mare came from paddock last week with an injury to her shoulder, slowly dripping blood and liquid and not putting any weight on the leg.
    And Yes she manged to puncture herself under the...
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    Jingles from up north

    Jingles as I am all with you, mme mare injured again.:(
  15. Same opinion here, my mare barely 16hands ( with...

    Same opinion here, my mare barely 16hands ( with long feet) stallion barely 16 hands: daughter 17 +. Therefore I will never breeding to a stallion that gives size to foal. As next pregnancy will be...
  16. Maybe able to help

    I know of someone just PM me, I can give you some info on locals that do this kind of thing.
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    Trot the long side

    I have one of those iner ear problem but it comes and goes, as my mare needs to be lunged ( I gess I am the lunging camp, as I am French and in French it is "longer") every. single. time we work: to...
  18. Mare: " My mindless owner"

    Mare: Changing the order in training? Like lunging outside and then riding indoors. That. is. not the order of go. Call the authorities !!! :eek:
    And flies: Mare: Owner is crazy riding me outside...
  19. Mme Mare, Offered for the first time ever in her...

    Mme Mare,
    Offered for the first time ever in her life a perfectly balanced lead change on the lunge line. I know for most this is not all that exiting. But she is 15 and quite novice under saddle...
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    Just wishing you the best and the possibility to...

    Just wishing you the best and the possibility to return home with the horse and happy future. I also own a NQR horse maily in the back and know all about thinking about all that could be wrong. My...
  21. Knowing then what I know today ( or what I got to...

    Knowing then what I know today ( or what I got to know in fall of 2013) I would get x-rays, it might just be not as bad as you think.
    Mme Mairsey (2001 model little brown tb mare) history with...
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    As an ex-groom for everything from A circuit H\J...

    As an ex-groom for everything from A circuit H\J to international eventing, I find the prize money a good start.
    But boy things do not change 20 years ago when I stopped grooming the pay here was...
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    Witch Hazel with a few drops of alcool wil do...

    Witch Hazel with a few drops of alcool wil do wonders the swelling normaly goes down within 1/2 hour, also good for human. I am prone to getting bitten by everything under the sun or moon and use...
  24. That looks like a real itch best immediate cure...

    That looks like a real itch best immediate cure for itch ( I the wonder queen of getting bitten by the oddest insects on this planet) wich hazel, with a drop of alcool in a large spray bootle, cure...
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    Explain this to me?

    My horse:
    14 year old tb never raced used to be broodmare, bought in 2011 dealt with some issues, mostly sound, can become NQR in back du to 1 loose stiffle on right, some Si joint on left. When...
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